Definitions

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  • adj. Lacking excitement; anticlimactic; not suspenseful.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ suspenseful

Examples

  • Sen. John McCain's (R-Ariz.) increasingly unsuspenseful reelection bid against primary challenger J.D. Hayworth has morphed very dramatically into a sequel of the senator's presidential race against Barack Obama two years ago.

    McCain's Obama Obsession: Makes Opposition To President His Chief Campaign Pitch (VIDEO)

  • And the final video-game zap-the-barrels sequence may be the most unsuspenseful climax ever, and, of course, it's yet another ripoff of TSWLM, which also had a scene like that but had the sense not to make it the very last bit in the film.

    The Best Worst Bond Movie, Round 2

  • Joshua Bearman gives thumbs-down to the computer game based on the ridiculous and astoundingly unsuspenseful Left Behind series of books (the first book in the series is available for 1 cent on Amazon), about the end times according to Biblical prophesy.

    Boing Boing

  • But if you're aware of his story, it's little more than a pretty, unsuspenseful visit with two magnificent creatures - one of them Diane Lane.

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  • Mr. Bieber's debut single was released 21 months ago, and the film's central unsuspenseful suspense is, simply, can he sell out Madison Square Garden after only about a year of fame?

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  • The narrative moves listlessly through its requisite moments of murder, mayhem and betrayal - moments that lead to a predictable, thoroughly unsuspenseful climax at a rock concert in Birmingham, where a generic suicide bomber lies in wait.

    The Washington Post: National, World & D.C. Area News and Headlines - The Washington Post

  • I can sense substantial flashes of inquisitiveness and defiance in this film, but just as often I can see concessions to an audience that doesn’t mind if a movie doesn’t make sense or has no value, just as long as there’s unsuspenseful gutting and the faint yet unfulfilled promise of boobies.

    Broken (2007)

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